Hyperolius riggenbachi

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Hyperolius riggenbachi
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Hyperolius riggenbachi hieroglyphicus
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Anura
Family: Hyperoliidae
Genus: Hyperolius
H. riggenbachi
Binomial name
Hyperolius riggenbachi
(Nieden, 1910)

Hyperolius riggenbachi is a species of frog in the family Hyperoliidae. Its common name is Riggenbach's reed frog. It is found on Bamenda Highlands and the Adamawa Plateau, western and central Cameroon, and Mambilla and Obudu Plateaus of eastern Nigeria.[2] Its natural habitats are wetlands and small wooded watercourses in montane grassland. This species is very common within its small range, but is threatened by habitat loss caused by agricultural activities, wood collection, and human settlement.[1]


  1. ^ a b IUCN SSC Amphibian Specialist Group 2019. Hyperolius riggenbachi. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2019: e.T56198A97535951. Downloaded on 21 July 2019.
  2. ^ Frost, Darrel R. (2014). "Hyperolius riggenbachi (Nieden, 1910)". Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 6.0. American Museum of Natural History. Retrieved 6 September 2014.